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ExpressExtension is an E-File solution to file extension forms 7004, 8868 and 4868.

ExpressExtension is the quickest and easiest way to file your individual, business or exempt organization extensions. With a tax extension you can gain an automatic extension of time to file your income tax form.
With ExpressExtension you can E-File your 7004, 4868 and 8868 forms in the most simple and quick method possible. We have error checks in place to make sure that you don't leave any of the necessary boxes out and have live phone, chat and e-mail support for any questions you may have.
ExpressExtension supports the filing of Form 7004 for business tax extensions, Form 4868 for personal tax extensions and Form 8868 for exempt organization tax extensions.
With ExpressExtension there is no additional charge for contacting our locally based support team. When you call us you do not go through an automated system, you get to speak with a support team specialist in our Rock Hill, South Carolina office. We also offer support via live chat along with around the clock support via e-mail.
We are an IRS Authorized E-File provider and have taken every possible step to make sure ExpressExtension is safe and secure.

Our site is encrypted, Comodo HackerSafe certified and projected by 1286H SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). Along with this we promise to never share your e-mail address or contact information with anyone except the IRS. Your information is safe with ExpressExtension.
For business or exempt extensions you will need information such as your EIN/Federal ID number, business name, contact information, specific form number that you normally file your taxes on and your estimated tax amount due.

For personal tax extensions you will need your name, Social Security number, address, specific form number that you normally file your taxes on and your estimated tax due. Please note, if you are married and filing jointly you will need the same information for your spouse.
E-Filing with ExpressExtension is the quickest and easiest way to file your tax extension. You can fill out your information and submit your extension form in minutes without having to deal with confusing IRS paper forms. After you have submitted your form you will receive confirmation within minutes of the acceptance of your form. If for any reason your form is rejected by the IRS we will send you an e-mail with the reason for rejection and you can fix and re-transmit at no additional cost. ExpressExtension takes the hassle and guesswork out of filling out paper forms and mailing them in to the IRS.
After you have created an account with ExpressExtension you will click on 'Create Extension' and the system will walk you through entering your information step by step. You will be able to pay your estimated tax amount due and transmit your form to the IRS in just minutes. After you have transmitted your form we will e-mail you with your extension confirmation. If for any reason your return is rejected by the IRS, we will also send you an e-mail with further information. You can re-transmit rejected returns with ExpressExtension at no additional charge.
If you have all of the required information gathered (name/business name, EIN , income tax form information, estimated tax amount due (if any), etc.) it should take you less than fifteen minutes to enter the information. After you have transmitted your extension form to the IRS, you should have your acceptance back within just a few minutes. During peak times this may be delayed a bit, but we will send this over immediately after the IRS has processed your form.
Yes, even though we're located in Rock Hill, South Carolina on the East Coast in EST we support filing extension forms nationwide - even during due date times. As long as you are filing your form prior to 12am your local time and your form is accepted by the IRS you will be considered on time even if it's after 12am EST. On peak filing due dates we even offer live phone, chat and e-mail support all the way through 12am PST.
This depends on your state. Many states automatically grant you a state extension when your federal extension is approved. There will be state specific information listed at the time of your filing based on the state listed within your address. You may also access state specific information on our State page.
At this time the ExpressExtension system supports State Extensions in select states. If your state is supported you can choose to automatically generate your state specific extension form after your federal form has been filled out. You may access additional state specific extension information on our State page.
You can save time by logging in using your Facebook account. On the 'New Users'/'Login' page click on the 'Facebook' icon. To continue click 'Go to App'. Next you will need to enter your phone number and how you found us then click 'Save and Continue'. You will now be registered, logged in and ready to begin your Tax Extension.
You can save time by logging in using your Google account. On the 'New Users'/'Login' page click on the 'Google' icon. Next you will need to select the Google account you would like to use to log in and click 'Continue'. If you're not already logged in to your Google account you may be asked to enter your Google log in credentials. To proceed click 'Allow Access' - you will now be registered, logged in and ready to begin your Tax Extension.

Tax Extension Form FAQs

Form 7004 is most commonly used by businesses, estates, trusts and others to request an automatic extension of time to file a tax return. Common information tax returns that are extended by Form 7004 include 1120, 1120S, 1065, etc.
Form 4868 is most commonly used by individuals to request an automatic extension of time to file an income tax return. Common information tax returns that are extended by Form 4868 include 1040, 1040-EZ, etc.
Form 8868 is most commonly used by exempt organizations to request an automatic extension of time to file an income tax return. Common information tax returns that are extended by Form 8868 include 990, 990-EZ, 990-T, etc.
The type of extension form that you need to file depends on the type of form that you normally file your income tax returns on with the IRS. For example, if you need an extension for your personal taxes that you normally file on form 1040-EZ you will need to file a personal extension via IRS Form 4868. Most business extensions are filed via Form 7004 and exempt organizations extensions are filed via Form 8868.
The due date to file a tax extension form is the same as the original due date of the income tax form that you're requesting the extension for. For example, if you're requesting for an extension of time to file on your 1120 form - the original due date for this form is March 15, therefore your extension form would be due by March 15 as well. For personal tax extensions the due date is typically April 18th which means that your extension form is due by this date as well.
The IRS does not require that you provide a reason for needing an extension of time to file your personal, business or exempt organizations income tax returns.
There is no penalty from the IRS for filing for an extension of time to file your personal, business or exempt organizations income tax returns. However, if you fail to pay any tax amounts due or fail to provide the correct amount there could be penalties and interest assessed by the IRS. A tax extension grants you additional time to file your returns, however does not grant you additional time to pay any tax amounts due.
Filing a tax extension grants you additional time to file your income tax return, but does not extend the time that you have to pay any tax due to the IRS.
Your tax amount due is determined by several different factors. You are responsible for calculating this amount prior to completing your tax extension form. If you are unsure of this amount we recommend contacting your CPA or other tax professional knowledgeable about your financial records.
Yes, when E-Filing your tax extension forms with ExpressExtension you can pay your estimated tax due at the same time you file your extension form. Payment is accepted online by Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW) using your checking or savings account information.
If you are unsure if you're going to be able to file your income tax return by your original return due date, we recommend going ahead and filing a tax extension because there is no penalty for filing at any time before either your original or extended due dates.
We recommend consulting your approval verification letter sent to you by e-mail for the extended due date based on the information you filed for. Typically corporations, multi-member LLCs and partnerships operating on a calendar tax year are given an extended due date of September 15. Individuals, sole proprietorships and single-member LLCs are typically given an extended due date of October 17.

Rejected Form FAQs

First, you will want to verify that the EIN # showing in your account is correct. Next, you will need to verify that your Business Name listed shows the same as how you originally registered it with the IRS. If you are unsure of this, we recommend contacting the IRS EIN # Hotline directly at 1-800-829-4933.

Please note if you have a new EIN # it takes the IRS approximately ten business days or two weeks for the number to become active within the IRS' E-File system. If you obtained your EIN # less than two weeks ago this is likely the reason for the rejection.
If your form is rejected as a duplicate filing this is because the IRS already has a tax extension on file for you or your business. If you are unsure when this filing was completed, we recommend to first contact your CPA / Tax Professional who has handled income taxes for you in the past as they may have automatically filed an extension form for you this year. If you are unsure of this, we recommend that you contact the IRS directly on their tax hotline.

In regards to personal tax extension form 4868 please call 1-800-829-1040, business tax extension form 7004 please call 1-800-829-4933 and exempt organizations tax extension form 8868 please call 1-877-829-5500.
When you file your tax extension the IRS requires that you enter the correct Form Number of the Form that you normally file your income tax returns on. If you have prior year income tax returns you should be able to verify this information if no changes have been made during the current tax year. If you are unsure of this information we recommend that you contact the IRS directly on their tax hotline.

In regards to personal tax extension form 4868 please call 1-800-829-1040, business tax extension form 7004 please call 1-800-829-4933 and exempt organizations tax extension form 8868 please call 1-877-829-5500.
When you file your tax extension the IRS requires that you specify your tax year. This rejection is most common for filers that have a tax year other than the regular calendar tax year. The start and end dates for your tax year must match what the IRS has on file for you or your business. If you are unsure of this information we recommend that you contact the IRS directly on their tax hotline.

In regards to personal tax extension form 4868 please call 1-800-829-1040, business tax extension form 7004 please call 1-800-829-4933 and exempt organizations tax extension form 8868 please call 1-877-829-5500.
After you have identified the reason for your rejection and corrected the information, you will first need to log in to your ExpressExtension account. From your 'Dashboard' page you will need to click on 'Continue where you left off' beside the rejected return. From here you can proceed next through each page until you reach the transmit return page where you will need to click on 'Transmit Return'.
There is no additional charge to re-transmit a rejected return through ExpressExtension.

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